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any compound of one or more fatty acids, or their equivalents, with an alkali. Soap is detergent and used as a cleanser.
green soap (medicinal soap) (soft soap) a soap made from vegetable oils other than coconut oil or palm kernel oil, potassium hydroxide as an alkali, and glycerin.
me·dic·i·nal soft soap
a soap made with vegetable oils, potassium hydroxide, oleic acid, glycerin, and purified water; used as a cleansing agent and stimulant in chronic skin diseases.
A translucent, yellowish-green soft or liquid soap made chiefly from vegetable oils and used in the treatment of skin disorders.
Etymology: AS, grene + L, sapo
a soft soap made from vegetable oils with sodium or potassium hydroxide in concentrations adjusted to retain glycerol. The soap actually may be any color, depending on the oils added.
any compound of one or more fatty acids, or their equivalents, with an alkali. Soap is a detergent and is employed in liniments and enemas and in making pills. It is also a mild aperient, antacid and antiseptic.
a potassium soap made by saponification of vegetable oils, excluding coconut oil and palm kernel oil, without the removal of glycerin; it is the chief ingredient of green soap tincture.
those containing additional ingredients, usually for the treatment of skin disorders, e.g. insecticides, keratolytics, antiseptics, antipruritics.
common dishwashing and laundry soaps can be a source of poisoning for dogs and cats. There can be gastrointestinal and neurologic signs.
soft soap (medicinal)
detergents or cleansing creams for cleaning the skin, especially removing greasy films or glandular exudates.